Weigel Upgrades Graphics Capabilities With Pixel Power’s StreamMaster

Pixel Power has been chosen by Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting Company (Weigel) to deliver 19 StreamMaster software defined graphics, playout and channel branding platforms.

The new StreamMasters replace Weigel’s existing Pixel Power Clarity and LogoVision systems.

Weigel, which currently owns 34 television stations and six digital over-the-air television networks, including MeTV, will deploy 19 virtualizable, software defined StreamMaster BRAND units for playout branding along with a single CREATE device - a virtualizable software application for creating graphics templates. Although it was the legacy technology partner, Pixel Power was chosen after a rigorous review of all the leading solutions available on the market.

Simple to deploy for single or multi-channel broadcast playout environments, StreamMaster BRAND is built from the ground up to support a wide range of automated graphics playout and channel branding needs, delivering live lower thirds, bugs, promos and other branding. This efficient, highly cost-effective solution is flexible, scalable and delivers high-end graphics reliably and without operator intervention. A set of defined rules determines its content and insertion is triggered by the station automation, and the new StreamMasters integrate seamlessly with Weigel’s proprietary automation system, which was re-worked to control them. 

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